Category Archives: Summer 2010

Solar at 100%

Another sunny day though the time we get the sun is getting later and later. Again we trekked down to the bollet field for a rummage and again there was nothing to be found. Once the daily chores of washing … Continue reading

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Freezing cold morning

It was so cold outside that it took us a while to emerge this morning. And the fire was lit before we did that. After breakfast of muesli and brambles Breezy and I went down to our favourite bollet field … Continue reading

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Massat Beef Feast

  We woke up to hear the rain again and it was really cold. So we lit the fire, brought the next batch of clothes down to dry and did some  Ski Breezy e mail stuff inside. Al was just … Continue reading

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Wet Wet Wet

After all the rain the last couple of days and then heavy rain again overnight the stream has grown to torrent status again. With it the background noise has risen to out do the crickets and the log pile is … Continue reading

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Snow Brrrr!!!

After heavy rain all night we woke to the river being rather high and we could just see snow to about 1800m. It is chilly. We headed off down to St Girons for the weekly shop and bits and pieces. … Continue reading

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Rain, Terrace, Joints and Rain

We are so used to autumn usually being gorgeous here, getting a bit disappointed with this non discript mizzle, drizzle weather and the heavy rain is even less impressive. A leisurely start to the day and then whilst it was … Continue reading

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Colours a changin’ Shrooms a foragin’

A quick internet session for Ski Breezy sorting out enquiries for the chalet in Chamonix, then off for a forage with bags and walking poles. Destination was back up the track towards Mont Rouche where we found the Trompettes des … Continue reading

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Tree time

Time has accellerated and the leaves are changing colour rapidly. We know the last couple of weeks are simply gonna disappear and we are gonna be in a last minute thrash about to get everything sorted before leaving. Breezy scribbed … Continue reading

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Aches and Pains

Calfs and Quads are a little tender this morning after the steep descent yesterday. Weather, overcast so a good day to get stuff done outside. First off we have a monster internet session to catch up with the blog and … Continue reading

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Mont Rouche

Woke up this morning in a cold cabin under Mont Rouche. After a couple of cups of tea and a cereal bar we set off. More steep climbing up grass to start and then up onto boulders and scree. Summit … Continue reading

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